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28 July 2015
A presidential decree was enough to expropriate almost 100 acres of land from the indigenous Otomi community for the construction of a new highway.
25 July 2015
The plight of elderly cardboard-collectors has become a popular topic in Singapore over the past two weeks, following a government minister's not-so-amusing gaff.
"Britain's rise for 200 years was financed by its depredations in India. In fact Britain's industrial revolution was actually premised upon the de-industrialisation of India."
24 July 2015
Students object to the recently appointed Gajendra Chauhan as chairmen of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India, complaining that he isn't qualified and is a political choice.
23 July 2015
State officials have announced that Twitter can ignore a new law coming into force that will require online services to store all Russian user data on servers located inside Russia.
21 July 2015
"The people who died were humans, is it this hard to value people only by knowing that they have the fundamental right to life... Why are we fighting?"
As the government of Honduras welcomed foreign delegates come to help to put an end to local protests, police unexpectedly dispersed a crowd of demonstrators on a hunger strike.
Independent media reported that the Mexican Army opened fire against civilians in the indigenous community of Ostula in Michoacán state. One news outlet said a 12-year-old boy was killed.
20 July 2015
"Clearly, President Lungu is increasingly becoming a danger not only to the nation but more specifically to the welfare of the girl child in Zambia."